Ousse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ousse: highlights and tourist information

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Ousse is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 9 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Ousse is 651 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 9 km and Tarbes at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ousse, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Ousse in . Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Map of places to visit near Ousse

Markets in and near Ousse

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (8km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (30km)

More information about Ousse, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Ousse, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ousse and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (28km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (22km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Momas (24km) [Map]
  • Jardin Massey (28km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km) [Map]
  • Col d'Aubisque (35km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Ossau (36km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Litor (37km) [Map]
  • Grottes de Médous (44km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Lys (45km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Aspe (46km) [Map]
  • Col du Tourmalet (53km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (55km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (55km) [Map]
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (57km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (17km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ousse

Canton: Pau-Est

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64320

Distance to Ousse

from Pau (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 854 km

Getting here

Ousse is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Ousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Ousse): Andoins, Aressy, Artigueloutan, Assat, Bordes, Lee, Lucgarier, Meillon, Narcastet, Nousty, Ouillon, Rontignon, Sendets and Soumoulou.

This page in French: Visitez Ousse